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Suspect in custody!

October 24, 2014

A situation of potential danger has been alleviated in the vicinity of Seneca High School. For a time this morning, the school was under code red which meant that students and staff were confined to their rooms, while the police looked for a suspect. The code red, however, was a precaution on the side of…

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Suspect apprehended!

October 24, 2014

A suspect for whom the Seneca police had arrest warrants is in custody!  And Chief John Covington says the Seneca High will be released from the code red that was declared out of precuation.

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Former Oconee deputy arrested

October 24, 2014

The investigation of a physical abuse complaint has led to the arrest of an Oconee sheriff’s deputy. The state police obtained a warrant charging Robert Beddingfield with assault and battery third degree on his nine-year old son. Beddingfield was placed last night in the Oconee Jail and, according to the Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Mike Crenshaw…

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New Habitat for Humanity House

October 24, 2014

The Habitat for Humanity House that volunteers are building on the Clemson campus is made of new energy-efficient materials that will help the owner save money on heating and air conditioning bills while reducing its carbon footprint. Students, faculty members and other volunteers are building the house on Bowman Field as part of Homecoming tradition…

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Students take pledge against bullying

October 24, 2014
Students take pledge against bullying

  Students at Walhalla Middle School took a pledge this week against what’s considered to be a worldwide problem that can interfere with a student’s right to learn in a safe environment without fear. The middle schoolers on Wednesday joined other students across the country in taking part in a national unity day. They’ve signed an…

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Lions Club’s annual chicken barbecue

October 24, 2014

The Seneca Lions Club will continue today to raise money for people in need through its annual chicken barbecue event. Plates are available for $10 dollars. And you can eat in or carry out any time between 4 and 7 this evening at the St. Mark Methodist Church. For $10 dollars, you get barbecued chicken,…

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Prison sentence for sex crime

October 24, 2014

A plea of guilt this week resolved a sex crime in the court of Oconee General Sessions at Walhalla. Court records show that Judge Alison Renee Lee accepted the plea of Christopher Trent Wilder to the charge of criminal sexual conduct first degree. The victim of the crime June 21 was identified as a woman…

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Pocketbook theft leads to arrest

October 24, 2014

The theft of a pocketbook last month from the Seneca McDonald’s restaurant has led to the arrest of a 28-year old OconeeCounty man.  The Oconee Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrest of Justin Marshall Gunn on the charge of petty larceny.  A restaurant customer left her pocketbook at a table and went to the counter…

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Shoplifter flees Wal-Mart

October 24, 2014

A man is suspected of stealing a $300 dollar camera early Sunday evening at Wal-Mart near Seneca. A loss prevention representative of the store confronted the man on his way out, but the shoplifting suspect made it to the parking lot and fled toward Westminster in a blue Chevy Cavalier. He was dressed in blue…

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Deliberations on 320 Shiloh Road

October 24, 2014

A large building suited for manufacturing at the edge of Seneca’s corporate limits but owned by the city is being recommended for annexation to the city. The Seneca Planning Commission last night agreed to ask the city council to incorporate the former Pro Pex building at 320 Shiloh Road. The commissioners also agreed to recommend…

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  • December 21, 2014 10:30 amWelcome Wesleyan Church Holiday Meal Giveaway
  • December 23, 2014 5:30 pmA Laidback Candlelit Service
  • December 24, 2014 6:00 pmChristmas Eve Worship
  • February 7, 2015 7:00 pmRelay for Life of Oconee Fundraiser
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